Category Archives: Great Garden Centers

Celebrate Midsommer with a Garden Center Tour (and Wine!)

If you have ever been in Scandinavia at the end of June, you know how much they enjoy the long, summery days of “midsommar.” Picnics, family trips to the cabin,…

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U of Minnesota Bee Squad

This article originally appeared in the January/February issue of Northern Gardener. At the University of Minnesota Bee Lab, pollinator bees are studied to better understand their role in the environment…

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Great Garden Centers: Gertens

For gardeners on the east side of the Twin Cities metro area, Gertens Greenhouses and Garden Center is a mecca for all types of plants, garden decor and other landscaping…

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Plant Shopping Time

Mother’s Day is traditionally the big plant shopping day of the year. But with our long, long winter, many gardeners still need to buy their annuals, vegetable starts and new…

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Great Garden Centers: Linder’s

Update: This post was updated to correct the date of the Weekend of Fundraising. Our apologies for the error. We’re fortunate to have several large, independently owned garden centers in…

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Great Garden Centers: Tangletown Gardens

Tangletown Gardens in south Minneapolis is a haven for the design-focused gardener and undeniably one of Minnesota’s great garden centers. It’s perennially listed on “Best of” lists and recently was…

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Great Garden Centers: Kelley & Kelley

Visiting Kelley & Kelley Nursery in Long Lake is like a step back in time. The 91-year-old nursery, which is on the old homestead of the Kelley farm, is just…

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Great Garden Centers: Sam Kedum Nursery

There are many great garden centers in Minnesota and our area is also host to an abundance of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farms. Sam Kedum Nursery and Garden, located just…

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